225 Economy Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of economy quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about obama economy.

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The Most Famous Economy Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Economy is in itself a great source of revenue. — Seneca

Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love. — Morihei Ueshiba

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. — Ronald Reagan

We need to have a strong economy that can create employment opportunities and that can also produce the revenue that we need to defend our country at home and abroad. — Bob Menendez

Economy is a great revenue. [Lat., Magnum vectigal est parsimonia.] — Marcus Tullius Cicero

Bitcoin has a positive potential for the country’s economy. — Nayib Bukele

Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. — John Kenneth Galbraith

This company looks cheap, that company looks cheap, but the overall economy could completely screw it up. The key is to wait. Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to do nothing. — David Tepper

Economy without ecology means managing the human nature relationship without knowing the delicate balance between humankind and the natural world — Satish Kumar

All one needs is a computer, a network connection, and a bright spark of initiative and creativity to join the economy. — Don Tapscott

Short Economy Quotes

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  • It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. — Benjamin Franklin
  • A fundamental contradiction does not exist between socialism and a market economy. — Deng Xiaoping
  • We cannot choose between [economic] growth and sustainability - we must have both — Paul Polman
  • Nothing contributes so much to the prosperity and happiness of a country as high profits. — David Ricardo
  • Our whole economy is based on planned obsolescence. — Brooks Stevens
  • Mere parsimony is not economy. Expense, and great expense, may be an essential part in true economy. — Edmund Burke
  • The real bosses, in the capitalist system of market economy, are the consumers. — Ludwig von Mises
  • The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures. — Charles Babbage
  • When you increase productivity, economies become better. — Jen-Hsun Jensen Huang
  • Community banks are a crucial part of our economy and the fabric of our society. — Jerome Powell

Top 10 Economy Quotes

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"Freedom" in capitalist countries exists only for those who possess money and who consequently hold power. — Nikita Khrushchev

It is the first responsibility of every citizen to question authority. — Benjamin Franklin

There is no word more "dangerous" than liberalism, because to oppose it is the new "unforgivable sin." — Fulton J. Sheen

It's a different kind of economic recovery. The kind where bankers steal trillions and you don't have a job. — Alex Jones

There must be no compromise with slavery - none whatever. Nothing is gained, everything is lost, by subordinating principle to expedience. — William Lloyd Garrison

In God's economy, nothing is wasted. Through failure, we learn a lesson in humility which is probably needed, painful though it is. — Bill W.

In a dictatorship there is no choice, the elections are controlled, the police are the military, fear equals control, speech is suppressed, the economy is looted, the people are slaves. — Alex Jones

Energy apparently increases with the amount of work to be done. When nothing of burning urgency is waiting, it decreases much sooner. Heaven seems to understand such economy. — Edith Stein

A fundamental contradiction does not exist between socialism and a market economy. — Deng Xiaoping

We cannot choose between [economic] growth and sustainability - we must have both — Paul Polman

Economy Image Quotes

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Economy quote by Brooks Stevens

Our whole economy is based on planned obsolescence. — Brooks Stevens

Economy quote by Charles Babbage

The economy of human time is the next advantage of machinery in manufactures. — Charles Babbage

Economy quote by Anthony Giddens

The new mixed economy looks...for a synergy between public and private sectors. — Anthony Giddens

Economy quote No matter the economy of the jungle, the lion will never eat
No matter the economy of the jungle, the lion will never eat grass.
Economy quote by Karl Marx

A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. — Karl Marx

Economy quote We're all consumers. The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife.
We're all consumers. The consumer is not a moron; she is your wife.

Strong Economy Quotes

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A strong economy causes an increase in the demand for housing; the increased demand for housing drives real-estate prices and rentals through the roof. And then affordable housing becomes completely inaccessible. — William Baldwin

I am a social democrat - I believe in pursuing greater equality and tackling social justice - but... you can't do that unless you have got a strong economy, unless you have got a vibrant business base earning the wealth that makes that possible. — Nicola Sturgeon

A free economy and strong communities honor the dignity of every person, rewarding effort with justice, promoting upward mobility, and building solidarity among citizens. — Paul Ryan

Economy quote I don’t have a Shopping Problem, I am helping the economy.
I don’t have a Shopping Problem, I am helping the economy.

Through hard work and education, we can deliver a strong economy and opportunity for all. — Julia Gillard

A strong economy depends on a strong middle class, but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole, and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole with George Bush's shovel. — Rahm Emanuel

From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence. — Paul Tsongas

With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that. — Jo Ann Emerson

Great companies have high cultures of accountability, it comes with this culture of criticism I was talking about before, and I think our culture is strong on that. — Steve Ballmer

A healthy environment is essential to a livable Oregon and a strong economy. — Ted Kulongoski

Our country's economy is strong, diversified, and resilient. — Justin Trudeau

Obama Economy Quotes

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President Obama clearly cannot run on his record. All he's offering is more of the same. That's not good. Look at the economy. It's stagnating. And so, what they're now going to try and do is bring this campaign down to little things, distractions, distortions, smear, fear, anger, frustration. — Paul Ryan

You complain and demand zero compromise - so the GOP obstructs Obama so the economy doesn't improve - then you complain and demand even more zero compromise. Then you get to blame Obama for the slow recovery, which is sorta like John Wilkes Booth blaming Lincoln for missing the end of a play. — John Fugelsang

Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you're feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you. — Paul Ryan

Republicans will not be reduced to being the tax collectors for the Obama economy. — Mitch McConnell

Hillary Clinton has promised to build on President [Barack] Obama's policies. That means build on Obamacare, build on Dodd-Frank, build on the regulations coming out of the EPA. If that's the case, that will not be good for the economy. — Maria Bartiromo

It has always amazed me how tax cuts don't work until they take effect. Mr. Obama's experience with deferred tax rate increases will be the reverse. The economy will collapse in 2011. — Arthur Laffer

The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons. — Benjamin Netanyahu

We're living under the Obama economy. Any CEO in America with a record like this after three years on the job would be graciously shown the door. This president blames the managers instead. He blames the folks on the shop floor. He blames the weather. — Mitch McConnell

Wall Street is the only factor in the U.S. economy, which really keeps Obama still in office. He couldn't have made it, otherwise. — Lyndon LaRouche

Every government, from the Obama administration right through to Angela Merkel, the Eurozone and the IMF, promise to save the banks, not the economy. — Michael Hudson

Bad Economy Quotes

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Not managing your time and making excuses are two bad habits. Don't put them both together by claiming you 'don't have the time'. — Robert Foster Bennett

Helsinki isn't all that bad. It's a very nice city, and it's cold really only in wintertime. — Linus Torvalds

Economies are supposed to serve human ends.. not the other way round. We forget at our peril that markets make a good servant, a bad master and a worse religion. — Amory Lovins

Middle class America is acutely aware of how bad this economy is, and it is going to demand changes. I don't think politicians can afford to be complacent. — Elizabeth Warren

Presidents don't have a whole lot to say about prosperity or the economy. Government cannot create prosperity. There are a lot of other factors that determine whether there are good times or bad times. — Phyllis Schlafly

This continuing spike in gas prices is bad for consumers, bad for our economy, and bad for all other businesses. It is hurting us and costing us jobs. — Jodi Rell

I thought not being part of the [Britain] union was a bad idea. We are better together. It was dangerous for business as there were no [concrete] plans around the currency or the economy. — Michelle Mone

Everyone says Francois Mitterrand had huge charisma. But before he was president they used to call him badly dressed, old, archaic and say he knew nothing about the economy until the day he was elected. It's called universal suffrage. When you're elected, you become the person that embodies France. — Francois Hollande

The US economy today is in really bad shape. Our economic growth is minimal, our regulatory burden is horrific, taxes are high, businessmen are not investing in growth, and consumers and government are loaded up with debt. — Yaron Brook

In my judgment, we have to avoid, at all costs, tax increases. That would be the worst possible thing to do and will make a bad economy even worse. Beyond that, targeted tax relief should be expanded upon. — Meg Whitman

Attention Economy Quotes

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I encourage everyone to pay attention to the issues that matter to you, from jobs and the economy, to education and our schools, to criminal justice reform. Whatever it is that you care about, make sure you use your voice. — 2 Chainz

I know more about making money than anyone else in the world. Most people’s views on money are outdated. If you want to get rich in today’s attention-based economy, then you need to learn modern methods of wealth creation. — Andrew Tate

We need to pay special attention to capacity building, quality infrastructure, as well as accessibility and affordability of the digital economy. — Joko Widodo

The principal investors in the South African economy are South Africans. And this is something, I think, we should really pay attention to. — Thabo Mbeki

All those who, since Adam Smith, have turned their attention to Political Economy, agree that in reality we do not buy articles of consumption with money, the circulating medium with which we pay for them. We must in the first instance have bought this money itself by the sale of our produce. — Jean-Baptiste Say

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose. — William Bartram

Europe would be well advised to pay more attention to Latin America. The emerging economies are the engines of the global economy. Colombia has done too little to improve its reputation in Europe. — Juan Manuel Santos

The conditions conducive to deep thought have become increasingly rare in our highly mediated lives... Now we live in an attention economy, where the most in-demand commodity is 'eyeballs. — Laura Miller

In today's roller-coaster economy, hyper-competitive, fear-based, flat and global world, convincing anyone to do anything at any time requires getting their attention, creating their intention and turning it to action. — Peter Guber

To rule a country of a thousand chariots, there must be reverent attention to business, and sincerity; economy in expenditure, and love for men; and the employment of the people at the proper seasons. — Confucius

Indian Economy Quotes

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The Indian economy grew at 5.5 percent, but if you look at the last 30 years - for example, 1960 to 1985 - the progress made by East Asian countries was phenomenal. In a single generation they had been able to transform the character of their economy. They were able to get rid of chronic poverty. — Manmohan Singh

The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy was based on its private army. — Robert Trout

Global fuel and consumption, however, is projected to increase by 100 to 150 percent over the next 20 years, driven largely by the rapidly growing Chinese and Indian economies; and this growth and this increase in demand will force prices even higher. — John Shadegg

Indian economy is suffering from policy paralysis and lack of optimism. I am confident that with right kind of decisions, we can once again generate hope and confidence and turnaround our economy. — Narendra Modi

The Chinese economy is growing at the rate of 9 percent; the Indian economy growing at the rate of 8 percent - enormous I think opportunities for two-way flow of trade, technology and investment. — Manmohan Singh

As the Indian economy adds strength to our region and the world, it will also benefit Mongolia. — Narendra Modi

If we decide, we can change the pitiable condition of Indian economy. We have to take up the responsibility and show commitment. — Narendra Modi

In the 1980s, we were advised, why don't you follow Reaganomics or Thatcherite economics. We said, yes, there are good points, let's see how we can fit them in the Indian economy. Every country has its own way of moving forward. — Pranab Mukherjee

From Indian vultures to Chinese bees, Nature provides the 'natural services' that keep the economy going — Tony Juniper

The trustworthiness of servants is the basis of the entire Indian economy. — Aravind Adiga

Experience Economy Quotes

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Long experience, in the United States and in other advanced economies, has demonstrated that monetary policy is most successful when decisions are rendered independent of influence by elected officials. — Jerome Powell

I think it will be found that experience, the true source and foundation of all knowledge, invariably confirms its truth. — Thomas Malthus

The trickle-down experiment that began in the Reagan years failed America's middle class. Sure, the rich are doing great. Giant corporations are doing great. Lobbyists are doing great. But we need an economy where everyone else who works hard gets a shot at doing great! — Elizabeth Warren

Colleges don't teach economics properly. Unfortunately we learn little from the experience of the past. An economist must know, besides his subject, ethics, logic, philosophy, the humanities and sociology, in fact everything that is part of how we live and react to one another. — Bernard Baruch

The experience of previous years leads to one conclusion: there is one morality in politics and another for economy. In the years since 1989, the morality of the economy has fully prevailed over the ethics of politics and democracy. — Alexis Tsipras

I think more to the point, these pivotal times means something other than a politician. I understand the economy. I understand the world. I have a lot of foreign policy experience. I understand bureaucracies. I understand technology, and I understand leadership. — Carly Fiorina

Leadership of a world-economy is an experience of power which may blind the victor to the march of history. — Fernand Braudel

Bringing an end to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians may help the young Arab generation to realise their aspirations. Israel is more than willing to offer our experience in building a modern economy in spite of limited resources to the whole region. — Shimon Peres

It is an acknowledged truth in philosophy that a just theory will always be confirmed by experiment. — Thomas Malthus

I knew German history well, and out of my experiences in the rest of the world I believed to know the German kind; therefore I never doubted that, although for the time being all indications were against it, one day a change would come. — Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach

Political Economy Quotes

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We hear a constant clamor for rights, rights, always rights, but so very little about responsibility. And we have forgotten God. The need now is for selflessness, for a spirit of sacrifice, for a willingness to put aside personal gains for the salvation of the whole Western world. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Democracy has two excesses to avoid: the spirit of inequality, which leads to an aristocracy, or to the government of a single individual; and the spirit of extreme equality, which conducts it to despotism, as the despotism of a single individual finishes by conquest. — Baron de Montesquieu

Depopulation should be the highest priority of foreign policy towards the third world, because the US economy will require large and increasing amounts of minerals from abroad, especially from less developed countries — Henry A. Kissinger

Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist. — George C. Marshall

There is a clear political desire to rebalance the British economy away from London towards the regions, and away from the services sector towards manufacturing. — Rishi Sunak

It is impossible to understand history, international politics, the world economy, religions, philosophy, or ‘patterns of culture’ without taking geography into account. — Kenneth C. Davis

We must now face the difficult task of moving towards a single economy, a single political entity .. For the first time since the fall of the Roman Empire we have the opportunity to unite Europe. — Romano Prodi

Call it democracy, or call it democratic socialism, but there must be a better distribution of wealth within this country for all God's children. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

The invocation of social necessity should alert us. It contains the seeds for Marx's critique of political economy as well as for his dissection of capitalism. — David Harvey

Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society. — Andrei Sakharov

World Economy Quotes

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Climate policy has almost nothing to do anymore with environmental protection, says the German economist and IPCC official Ottmar Edenhofer. The next world climate summit in Cancun is actually an economy summit during which the distribution of the worlds resources will be negotiated. — Ottmar Edenhofer

All these troubles in the world economy are enough to make us feel like saying: Winter is Coming. — Joko Widodo

Scholars who write of Moscow facing an “uncooperative world economy” have it exactly backward. — Stephen Kotkin

America is secure because we can afford the strongest military in history. Once the U.S. economy is no longer dominant, we are no longer safe, and the world becomes chaotic. — Tucker Carlson

You know there are very few Marxists left in the world... they're all in American universities. — Milton Friedman

The world’s economy is still facing serious challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The acceleration of digital transformation has become one of the solutions to generate the economy, particularly for MSMEs. — Joko Widodo

Structuralism argues that a liberal capitalist world economy tends to preserve or actually increase inequalities between developed and less developed economies. — Robert Gilpin

We believe that the world, too, can destroy apartheid, firstly by striking at the economy of South Africa. — Oliver Tambo

Our people, our shareholders, me, Bill Gates, we expect to change the world in every way, to succeed wildly at everything we touch, to have the broadest impact of any company in the world. — Steve Ballmer

This present window of opportunity, during which a truly peaceful and interdependent world order might be built, will not be open for too long - We are on the verge of a global transformation. All we need is the right major crisis and the nations will accept the New World Order. — David Rockefeller

Market Economy Quotes

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Globalization can be very unjust and unfair and unequal, but these are matters under our control. It’s not that we don’t need the market economy. We need it. But the market economy should not have priority or dominance over other institutions. — Amartya Sen

In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy. — William Irwin Thompson

Since achieving their independence in 1992, the people of Croatia have built a democratic society based on the rule of law, respect for human rights, and a free market economy. — Elton Gallegly

I think Russians today have a distorted picture of capitalism, liberal democracy and market economy. — Garry Kasparov

Without commonly shared and widely entrenched moral values and obligations, neither the law, nor democratic government, nor even the market economy will function properly. — Vaclav Havel

The free market economy is supposed to be the only path leading to the happiness of humanity by promoting wealth and prosperity, power and influence of nations. — Omar Bongo

In a free market capitalist system, 'price signals' are everything. Prices are determined by buyers and sellers in the free market, and these prices are broadcast from the exchanges, reaching all corners of the economy - where they are used to transact business. — Max Keiser

Nobody spends somebody else's money as carefully as he spends his own. Nobody uses somebody else's resources as carefully as he uses his own. So if you want efficiency and effectiveness, if you want knowledge to be properly utilized, you have to do it through the means of private property. — Milton Friedman

So in Asia I want to make - I want to succeed to make a model of what success, practicing democracy, and market economy. Then that will give a good influence over Asian countries. — Kim Dae-jung

It's a market economy. Apparently the demand for great coaches exceeds the supply, so of course the price of good coaches is going to be high. — Michael Gartner

Economy And Economics Quotes

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Today, the top one-tenth of 1% owns nearly as much wealth as the bottom 90%. The economic game is rigged, and this level of inequality is unsustainable. We need an economy that works for all, not just the powerful. — Bernie Sanders

Minimum wage law is the 'People's Fed.' Tie minimum wage to money supply. If there is pushback against this idea, then shut down the Fed and its ability to distort the economy, penalizing labor, or make the Fed's distortions available to all businesses and all workers. — Max Keiser

Further diversifying our economy is a key strategic focus of our future plans. It is therefore necessary to accelerate economic development efforts to continue building a leading global economy, to enhance our competitiveness and achieve the highest global rankings. — Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

While microeconomics has focused on transactions between individuals, and macroeconomics on the role of government in the economy, the reality is that the most important economic decisions to any individual’s well-being are the ones they conduct in their trade-offs with their future self. — Saifedean Ammous

The dramatic modernization of the Asian economies ranks alongside the Renaissance and the Industrial Revolution as one of the most important developments in economic history. — Lawrence Summers

By fostering the economic health and vitality of local communities throughout the country, community banks play a central role in our national economy. — Jerome Powell

Unless we understand what it is that leads to economic and financial instability, we cannot prescribe -- make policy -- to modify or eliminate it. Identifying a phenomenon is not enough; we need a theory that makes instability a normal result in our economy and gives us handles to control it. — Hyman Minsky

This economy will recover. And that means people will go back to work. Unemployment will get back down. — Jerome Powell

A successful economic development strategy must focus on improving the skills of the area's workforce, reducing the cost of doing business and making available the resources business needs to compete and thrive in today's global economy. — Rod Blagojevich

The entire political class and ruling Wall Street class are zero-percent-interest zombies who talk about 'deflation' in the value of their second, third, and fourth homes. This is paper-deflation, zombie-deflation, and has nothing to do with the real economy. — Max Keiser

Global Economy Quotes

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NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity. — John F. Kerry

The purpose of the corporation must be redefined as creating shared value, not just profit per se. This will drive the next wave of innovation and productivity growth in the global economy. — Michael Porter

Over the longer run, advanced economy policy actions that strengthen global growth and global trade will benefit the EMEs as well. — Jerome Powell

The essence of globalization is a subordination of human rights, of labor rights, consumer, environmental rights, democracy rights, to the imperatives of global trade and investment. — Ralph Nader

Given that trade benefited the Asian economies on the way up, it seems natural that the slowdown in global trade, whatever its causes, could lead to some loss of dynamism and growth in the region. — Jerome Powell

My guiding principle is that prosperity can be shared. We can create wealth together. The global economy is not a zero-sum game. — Julia Gillard

In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity - it is a prerequisite. — Barack Obama

No matter how global developments may evolve, the APEC economies will keep its strengths of being resilient and robust. — Xi Jinping

China became the second biggest economy in the world by pegging their currency to the dollar at an artificially cheap rate. — Max Keiser

We, the Social Democrats, are convinced that capitalism needs to be tamed a second time. The first time we achieved that in Germany for many decades with the social market economy. That is no longer enough. Now we need to do it in Europe and even globally. — Sigmar Gabriel

National Economy Quotes

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We need a national focus on increasing the sustainable growth rate of our economy. — Jerome Powell

One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration, because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy, our health care, our health care, our education systems, our national security, and also our local criminality. — Allen West

I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth. — Melissa Bean

There is nothing more important to our Nation's future, to our homeland security, and to our economy than ensuring we have a top-notch educational system that is the envy of the world. — Jim Jeffords

My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe. — Cathy McMorris Rodgers

However, the Government has made it clear that we do not encourage the recruitment of teachers from developing nations where there may be an adverse effect on the economy. — Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley

I believe one of the main roles of Government is to keep our economy free and fair. — Liz Truss

The Empathic Civilization is emerging. A younger generation is fast extending its empathic embrace beyond religious affiliations and national identification to include the whole of humanity and the vast project of life that envelops the Earth. — Jeremy Rifkin

As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture. — Bob Filner

We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy our economy. — Chris Hedges

Free Economy Quotes

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Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire. — Ludwig von Mises

A free society is as much a threat to the intellectual's sense of worth as an automated economy is to the workingman's sense of worth. Any social order that can function with a minimum of leadership will be anathema to the intellectual. — Eric Hoffer

The more one considers the matter, the clearer it becomes that redistribution is in effect far less a redistribution of free income from the richer to the poorer, as we imagined, than a redistribution of power from the individual to the State. — Bertrand de Jouvenel

There is no pure free-market economy. — Jeane Kirkpatrick

Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. — Milton Friedman

The fact that, in the United States, there are people serving ten-year prison terms for growing marijuana plants in their backyards while Wall Street racketeers, who have defrauded millions of people and destroyed the global economy, walk free is a kind of bizarre hypocrisy that boggles my mind. — Mark Haskell Smith

Like all other contracts, wages should be left to the fair and free competition of themarket, and should never be controlled by the interference of the legislature. — David Ricardo

Depressions and mass unemployment are not caused by the free market but by government interference in the economy. — Ludwig von Mises

Presidents in both parties - from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan - have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity. — Marco Rubio

The government can't create jobs; they'll destroy jobs trying to do it. The government doesn't have any money; all they have is a printing press. We need to free markets to create jobs; if the government wants to help, they should reduce their burden on the economy. — Peter Schiff

Economy Today Quotes

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In the old economy, it was all about having the answers. But in today’s dynamic, lean economy, it’s more about asking the right questions. A More Beautiful Question is about figuring out how to ask, and answer, the questions that can lead to new opportunities and growth. — Eric Ries

What we see today is an American economy that has boomed because of policies and developments of the 1950s and '60s: the interstate-highway system, massive funding for science and technology, a public-education system that was the envy of the world and generous immigration policies. — Fareed Zakaria

The message from Wal-Mart today to the rest of the business community is there need not be any conflict between the environment and the economy. We will find the way not only to reconcile (those), but to find new profits and new opportunities as we do the right thing. — Al Gore

Today it’s clear that the world is driven by the growth of Asia and emerging countries. — Bernard Arnault

The number one problem in today's generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy. — Alan Greenspan

It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree. — Bobby Scott

Technology fuels economy, unfortunately in today’s world it’s the fuel that drags economy — Yatin Patel

Profit sharing in the form of stock distributions to workers would help to democratize the ownership of America's vast corporate wealth which is today appallingly undemocratic and unhealthy. — Walter Reuther

What has changed in 40 years? It’s very simple: 40 years ago there was a market economy. Today there is a market society – today everything, including ethics, has a price. — Robert Fripp

Today, more than ever, we need political leaders who can see the big picture, who understand the relationship between the economy and its environmental support systems. — Lester R. Brown

Currency Quotes

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When you do business with people you need money. When you do business with God you need faith. Faith is the currency of the Kingdom of God. — Reinhard Bonnke

The most valuable "currency" of any organization is the initiative and creativity of its members. Every leader has the solemn moral responsibility to develop these to the maximum in all his people. This is the leader's highest priority. — W. Edwards Deming

At Coinbase, our first priority is to ensure that we operate the most secure and compliant digital currency exchange in the world. — Brian Armstrong

Pain and suffering are a kind of currency passed from hand to hand until they reach someone who receives them but does not pass them on. — Simone Weil

The selfless giving, the service, the kindness which you give out into this world that is the currency of (the) meaning (of life). — Ajahn Brahm

I think the currency of leadership is transparency. You've got to be truthful. I don't think you should be vulnerable every day, but there are moments where you've got to share your soul and conscience with people and show them who you are, and not be afraid of it. — Howard Schultz

The times of Arab nationalism and unity are gone forever. These ideas which mobilized the masses are only a worthless currency. Libya has had to put up with too much from the Arabs for whom it has poured forth both blood and money. — Muammar al-Gaddafi

Nations are not ruined by one act of violence, but gradually and in an almost imperceptible manner by the depreciation of their circulating currency, through its excessive quantity. — Nicolaus Copernicus

A private central bank issuing the public currency is a greater menace to the liberties of the people than a standing army. We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. — Thomas Jefferson

Bitcoin is about to become the world’s monetary standard. — Max Keiser

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Human development, as an approach, is concerned with what I take to be the basic development idea: namely, advancing the richness of human life, rather than the richness of the economy in which human beings live, which is only a part of it. — Amartya Sen

When anyone studies a little or pays a little attention to the rules of Islamic government, Islamic politics, Islamic society and Islamic economy he will realize that Islam is a very political religion. Anyone who will say that religion is separate from politics is a fool; he does not know Islam or politics. — Ruhollah Khomeini

We live in a highly competitive world - and we Indians have to struggle to catch up. So modesty is necessary, even if there is also a need for a certain amount of national pride. When it comes down to it, we have managed our country's economy poorly for long enough. There is really no reason to now think that we can conquer the world. — Ratan Tata

Power and those in control concede nothing ... without a demand. Hey never have and never will... Each and every one of us must keep demanding, must keep fighting, must keep thundering, must keep plowing, must keep on keeping things struggling, must speak out and speak up until justice is served because where there is no justice there is no peace. — Frederick Douglass

I don't imagine Heads of Government would ever be able to say I'm not an economist therefore I can't take decisions on matters of the economy; I'm not a soldier I can't take decisions on matters of defence; I'm not an educationist so I can't take decisions about education. — Thabo Mbeki

Everything you do is based on the choices you make. It's not your parents, your past relationships, your job, the economy, the weather, an argument or your age that is to blame. You and only you are responsible for every decision and choice you make. Period. — Wayne Dyer

We mustn't fear to adopt the advanced management methods applied in capitalist countries. The very essence of socialism is the liberation and development of the productive systems. Socialism and market economy are not incompatible. We should be concerned about right-wing deviations, but most of all, we must be concerned about left-wing deviations. — Deng Xiaoping

Our economy is at war with many forms of life on earth, including human life. What the climate needs to avoid collapse is a contraction of humanity's use of resources; what our economic model demands to avoid collapse is unfettered expansion. Only one of these sets of rules can be changed, and it's not the laws of nature — Naomi Klein

Our whole economy is based on planned obsolescence, and anyone who can read without moving his lips should know it by now. — Brooks Stevens

This world came crashing down in the catastrophic year 1914, which was not only the year of the outbreak of World War I, but the year that the world’s major economies went off of the gold standard and replaced it with unsound government money. Only Switzerland and Sweden, who remained neutral during World War I, were to remain on a gold standard into the 1930s. — Saifedean Ammous

While monetary policy can contribute to growth by supporting a durable expansion in a context of price stability, it cannot reliably affect the long-run sustainable level of the economy's growth. — Jerome Powell

Institutionalized rejection of difference is an absolute necessity in a profit economy which needs outsiders as surplus people. — Audre Lorde

It is part of the general pattern of misguided policy that our country is now geared to an arms economy which was bred in an artificially induced psychosis of war hysteria and nurtured upon an incessant propaganda of fear. — Douglas MacArthur

For over 20 years, the federal and provincial governments have made enormous efforts employing a variety of approaches in an attempt to stimulate Montreal's economy. — Kim Campbell

We have lowered interest rates to near zero in order to bring down borrowing costs. We have also committed to keeping rates at this low level until we are confident that the economy has weathered the storm. — Jerome Powell

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